Use this free delivery docket template to produce one for your business with ease. All the basic information necessary for
producing your own sheet is here.(Scroll down the page to get to the download)
All you have to do is add in
the details relevant to your business and you are ready to deliver
Read on to find out more.
Delivery Docket Advantages
docket can be used to check the items against the customer's order
warehouse can prepare one without worrying about putting in the
prices as this will be done by the accounts office when they prepare
the sales invoice
can be useful for quickly getting the items out, giving the
bookkeeper time to check on prices/queries, if necessary
docket can go with the shipment, whilst the sales invoice can be
emailed to the customer.
department receiving in the goods can use it to double check
the goods have all been received according to what was originally
docket is the source document for updating the inventory records
checked and authorized the docket can be given to the accounts
department who will then know to expect an invoice from the seller.
See the completed example of this delivery docket template below, which shows you how to fill it in.
The following information should be found on this document:-
name and address of buyer
address and contact details of seller
purchase order number (PO#)
and code of goods
ordered and delivered
that are not immediately available are placed in the back order
about anything specific to the order, such as when the etd
(estimated time of delivery) of the back ordered items is due to be
Click on this image to download the Blank PDF Template
Handling this Document
By the Seller
The docket should be placed inside the envelope or box at the top where it can be easily retrieved.
Another way is to place it inside a plastic sheath for protection which is then taped onto the outside of the shipment envelope or box.
By the Buyer
The accounts department should keep it in a folder where it can be matched up to the purchase invoice once received. It can be attached to the back of the invoice, or filed away into a separate folder in alphabetical order.
dockets are not always necessary because a sales invoice
can also be used as a delivery docket, thus avoiding having to use a delivery docket template.
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